aic7xxx on floppy disk

Dr. Guilherme Regis lgemedia at 200-171-183-182.dsl.telesp.net.br
Sat Feb 2 05:38:53 PST 2002


Dear Justin,

Any news or solution to the problem on
how to correct the cardbus probe during install ?

Thanks and cheers,
  Dr. Regis

On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Dr. Guilherme Regis wrote:

> 
> I've tried Mandrake 8.1 Disc 2 install. The only driver
> related is aic7xxx.o. Same related driver is listed
> on Disc 1 install. I tried both and the result is: 
> Insmod Failed.
> 
> Luiz
> 
> On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
> 
> > >Which card are you running? Have you got a recent firmware? The newer 
> > >driver (default in RH and Mandrake) needs a firmware update on the card. 
> > 
> > RH continues to use the old driver.  I have not checked Mandrake.
> > As the firmware is part of the driver, no firmware updates are ever
> > required for these products.
> > 
> > Dr. Regis' problem is that the old aic7xxx driver is being used for
> > his cardbus card even if he selects the new driver.  There are lots
> > of solutions for making this work once the machine is up, but I don't
> > know how to correct the cardbus probe during install.  Just having the
> > right driver (on a floppy or by picking the new one during expert mode)
> > won't prevent the cardbus code from additionally choosing the old driver.
> > 
> > --
> > Justin
> > 
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